After a successful career in business, Caroline founded A Slice of Happiness in November 2017, volunteering with those affected by Homelessness. She has now completed several programmes in Watford, spoke at the 2019 London Homelessness Conference, and was invited to Buckingham Palace in recognition for her work. You can learn more about Caroline by visiting her private site at www.cpacademy.co.uk
Liliana is an experienced facilitator who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of marginalized people and communities, and has spoken at International events and conferences. Liliana has taught Innate Resilience classes to groups of teenagers and young adults on the edge of crime in secondary schools and community groups.
Since 2016 she has facilitated programs in prison at HMP Nottingham and HMP Onley for Beyond Recovery and since 2018 is one of the lead facilitators for A Slice of Happiness in Watford. You can learn more about Liliana at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liliana-bellini-669b5b10/
Susan is on the faculty of the One Thought Foundation’s training programme; she has worked as a group facilitator in many sectors and environments, and has helped many people recover from poor mental health. She has been a facilitator for A Slice of Happiness since September 2018. You can learn more about Susan at http://www.susanmarmot.co.uk
We consider ourselves very lucky to have Facilitators from Beyond Recovery who have trained on their Apprenticeship Programmes within HMP Onley. They have discovered a clarity and peace of mind that was life changing and are now passionate about working with those affected by Homelessness.
Beyond Recovery founder, Jacqueline Hollows, said: “We’re so proud of everything that our Graduates have achieved and know they will have a great impact to help change the lives of others, with the aim of helping participants to enjoy a healthier state of mind and uncover their resiliency”
After twenty years working in private business, Jacqueline founded Beyond Recovery CIC in 2012 to revolutionise the way the prison service treats those with mental health and addiction problems. More than 500 people have now taken part in Beyond Recovery programmes at HMP Nottingham and HMP Onley. Jacqueline is an internationally recognised speaker and mentors several practitioners. She supports A Slice of Happiness as a volunteer facilitator. You can learn more about Jacqueline at: http://beyond-recovery.co.uk
Brandon is a British Club DJ who has won a Sony Radio Award and appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix show - as well as appearing on reality shows such as Celebrity Come Dine with Me and Celebrity Big Brother. In 1996, Brandon’s doctors told him he had to change his life or may only have "two weeks to live". He did change his life, and has since devoted his life to helping others do the same, working on several key coaching and recovery programmes. Through his Facebook page, he showcases inspirational people who have made dramatic and significant changes in the face of adversity. Brandon has spent many years working with those affected with Homelessness and struggling with their mental health/addictions in Hertfordshire and has supported A Slice of Happiness journey since day one so we are delighted to welcome him as an Ambassador for A Slice of Happiness. You can learn more about Brandon through his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/HappyDaysForEveryone/and https://www.facebook.com/Tuned-Out-614905429021307/